The Packers Defense Needs to Get Mean, Ray Nitschke Mean!

Ray Nitschke was mean. There’s an old barber back in my college town in Dickinson, North Dakota who played linebacker for the Detroit Lions back in the 60’s. He still cuts hair to this day. Trust me, you don’t go to Ted’s Barber Shop for the quality of the haircut, you go there for the […]

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Free Agency: Packers Should Target CB Malcolm Butler

As I watched the thrilling Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles, one thing I wanted to keep an eye on were the pending free agents on both teams. As I watched the Eagles through the playoffs, it was obvious that their defense was special and would be a reason they […]

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A Bolstered Pass Rush Key to a Return to Super Bowl

We are now just days away from Super Bowl LII where the Philadelphia Eagles will square off against the New England Patriots in Minneapolis. As I get ready for the big game on Sunday, I can’t help but think with a healthy Aaron Rodgers and few upgrades the Packers could be playing in on Super […]

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Green Bay Packers Defensive Rant: 3 things that drive me nuts!!!

Good morning Packers fans! Most of us can’t wait for the NFL football season to start. We sit every Sunday watching our beloved green and gold take the field. Throughout the season, we also experience some embarrassing moments. Yelling at the top of our lungs, jumping up and down and pacing back and forth are […]

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Mike Pettine to Employ Aggressive Defensive Scheme

Mike McCarthy officially announced his coaching staff yesterday at a press conference. I have recently talked about how defense wins champions and what the importance tasks are on that side of the football for new GM Brian Gutekunst. Ever since it was announced a few weeks ago that the new defensive coordinator would be Mike […]

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Green Bay Packers Draft: focus likely on defense but which part?

After reviewing more mock drafts than I want to admit to, at least one thing has become clear. Most NFL pundits predict the Packers to address the defensive side of the ball once again with their first pick (14th overall) in the 2018 NFL Draft. The question remains at what level – DL, LB, CB […]

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Packers Should Utilize a 4-3 Defense

The Green Bay Packers have officially hired a defensive coordinator, ex-Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine. While Pettine is more of a base 3-4 coach, he’s known for using various concepts and looks as a head coach and defensive coordinator. Among those concepts are variations on the traditional 4-3 defense. Pettine defense's have been successful […]

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